He just couldn't sit still, but must scamper over to the place Happy Jack Squirrel told him about.
The two elder are so frightened by the darkness that they scamper home.
Peter set a small kid on the floor and watched it scamper about the room, looking for an exit.
For a moment or two she was tempted to scamper back to the farmhouse.
And the two girls felt also gay and cool, and they wanted to scamper and to laugh, to chatter and to jest.
And he dashed out of the woodshed and ran to the barnyard as fast as he could scamper.
The three took a scamper over the downs, and returned by way of the shore.
That scamper in the cold after you, my good boy, was rather tiring, I can tell you.'
She jumped out of bed, opened the door and allowed Pete to scamper away.
I expected to see him fall, but the shot only made him scamper on the faster.
"to run quickly," 1680s, probably from Flemish schampeeren, frequentative of schampen "run away," from Old North French escamper (Old French eschamper) "to run away, flee, quit the battlefield, escape," from Vulgar Latin *excampare "decamp," literally "leave the field," from Latin ex campo, from ex "out of" (see ex-) + campo, ablative of campus "field" (see campus). A vogue word late 17c. Related: Scampered; scampering. The noun is 1680s, from the verb.